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The Phi Phi Island Coral Nursery

The Phi Phi Island Coral Nursery

16 August, 2016 at 11:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Ten years ago, the Adventure Club in the beautiful Phi Phi Islands installed a floating coral nursery to cultivate coral fragments – a way of preserving the coral reefs surround the islands. The nursery is suspended above the substrate allowing the coral fragments to grow with reduced threats from corallivores […]

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Another Action-Packed Total Submersion in the Books

Another Action-Packed Total Submersion in the Books

12 August, 2016 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Total Submersion By Melissa Gaskill Packing up at the end of the week, I struggled to fit everything into my suitcase. Blame addition of a PADI® dry bag, coffee mug, water bottle, hat and other swag collected during the 17th Annual PADI Total Submersion. This week of world-class diving, great friends, […]

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PADI Scholarship Recipients Lives Change through Scuba

PADI Scholarship Recipients Lives Change through Scuba

26 July, 2016 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

The PADI Scholarship Program offers PADI diver training programs to people who would otherwise be limited to accessing these opportunities. It aims to create life changing employment prospects while fostering conservation-minded ocean ambassadors. Written by Sari and Roy, PADI Scholarship recipients. Becoming PADI Divemasters is transforming our lives. The AquaMarine […]

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Malaysia International Dive Expo 2016

Malaysia International Dive Expo 2016

18 July, 2016 at 11:04 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is looking forward to exhibiting at the upcoming Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE) running from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July in Kuala Lumpur. We will be front at centre on booth A35 & A36 along with over 50 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts! Now in its 11th year, MIDE is gaining momentum. […]

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PADI Through the Decades: the 2010s

PADI Through the Decades: the 2010s

30 June, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

This is the final installment of our 50th Anniversary series – PADI Through the Decades. You can get caught up here: 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s.  Today, PADI is going stronger than ever. The 2010s have especially seen a strong focus on the community, with Tec and Rec finding common […]

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An Ethological Perspective of Australia’s Response to Shark Attacks

An Ethological Perspective of Australia’s Response to Shark Attacks

27 June, 2016 at 11:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Ocean Attack: An ethological perspective on society’s methods of responding to shark attacks in Australia. By Dr. Erika Sullivan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor In response to recent shark attacks in Australia, I am writing to provide a professional perspective on why baiting and killing sharks on drum-lines is […]

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